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Christina Perez performs her poem about grief, children and the story of her ex husbands suicide.

"Come too late to find out I still loved him"

wonderdave:

Quote reads "I hope that in the future white women will put my face on tshirts and make money with them cause I like capitalism, it’s like not even that bad y’all" -Famous Inspirational Quote that Frida Kahlo did not say. 
Baruch Porras Hernandez has been killing it on facebook with his Frida posts and now he’s turned one into a meme.

wonderdave:

Quote reads "I hope that in the future white women will put my face on tshirts and make money with them cause I like capitalism, it’s like not even that bad y’all" -Famous Inspirational Quote that Frida Kahlo did not say. 

Baruch Porras Hernandez has been killing it on facebook with his Frida posts and now he’s turned one into a meme.

(via fuckyeahslampoems)

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Akeemjamal Rollins - “Suicide Note” (Rustbelt 2014)

"Tell the pain I said goodbye. Tell goodbye I said hello."

A stunning poem from the 2014 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam.

Quiet Lightning - Quiet Lightning + the 2014 National Poetry Slam

npsoak:

Are you attending NPS as an Audience member, Competing Poet or Volunteer?  We’re teaming up with Bay Area Literary Super stars Quiet Lightning to put together an #NPSOAK  of their lit journal You must be able to attend the August 9th showcase in order to submit 

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Ariana Brown & Arati Warrier - “Invisible” (CUPSI 2014)

"Before I know who is worthy, I have already opened my mouth for them."

A beautiful group piece from UT Austin, champions of this year’s College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational.

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Lewis Mundt - “Father Benjamin” (Poetry Observed)

"Since I have been able to understand volume, my father has been the loudest quiet I have known."

Performing as part of our series with Poetry Observed.